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“A Unique Experience”

Johnstown Inclined Plane
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Johnstown
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Built to remove citizens from Johnstown in case of a flood, this is the world's steepest vehicular inclined plane.
Marshall, Virginia
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66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A Unique Experience”
Reviewed December 1, 2013

This is a great attraction. The steepest vehicular incline in the world with very reasonable prices and a great little gift shop in which we would keep warm while waiting for the ride back down. There had been some snow and with the colored lights on the track it felt very Christmassy. The staff were very friendly and chatty, the views were amazing, on the ride itself and from the top. We got a kick out of their Slowest Roller Coaster in the World t-shirt. Food and hot drinks at the top as well as rest rooms.Definitely recommend this.

Visited November 2013
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Best view of the city.”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

One of a kind attraction with best view of downtown and the surrounding areas. This is a must see if you've never been on the incline.

Visited August 2013
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Erwin, North Carolina
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138 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Up on the Mountain”
Reviewed November 17, 2013

We have visited Johnstown now about three times and each time always do the Inclined Plane. Riding the plane allows for a nice experience. The store at the top of the railroad is nice to pick out a little reminder of the trip to take home. The lookout site is nice to just take your time and look below. We tried counting the churches.

Visited November 2013
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116 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“We got here because husbond said we should”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

My husbonds facination of this Inclined planes around is beyond me , but Johnstown got put early on the travel list a half year ago when we booked our flights to go on vacation for this year.
I wasnt really intersted since we went to another one in Chattanoga some years ago and it was rather a boring experiance to do , but something for all right ?
It was a rainy day when we went , we had a trip to the mall in the morning first since it really didnt want to stop raining , and had fun in the mall first then in the afternoon the weather cleared up enough for us to go , and after all going all the way from Denmark to see this so we was certainly going even if there was some raindrops in the air
So happy we did it was a very special trip to the top and when we got to the top we had a nice talk with one of the drivers up there , walked around and then took it down again and much more interesting trip then we had expected

Visited October 2013
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Cassadaga, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great view of the city!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

We took a ride in the inclined railroad. It was very inexpensive and we saw a great view of the city. Enjoyable and relaxing!

Visited June 2013
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